Posted: 6:54 pm Saturday, February 2nd, 2013

Super Muck Bowl: Glades community revels in having five players in Super Bowl 

By Post Staff

A mother comes home one day and finds her son wearing a green garbage bag. As success stories go, that’s where this one picks up steam, although much of that steam initially was coming from inside Mom.

No son of hers was going to play football, she had decided. No, sir. A more sympathetic ear came from the father, a football coach and former Florida Gators receiver who resorted to the garbage bag so his son could quickly sweat away a couple of pounds and be eligible to play Little League football.

“Baby, let him play,” Dad told Mom.

LaBrina McDonald and husband Ray Sr. laugh at that memory today, knowing that somehow, some way, that escapade launched a career leading to Sunday night, when Ray Jr. starts at defensive tackle for the San Francisco 49ers against the Baltimore Ravens in the Super Bowl.


Click here to read the full story by The Post’s Hal Habib